Manito woman killed in single vehicle accident

By WEEK Producer

Manito woman killed in single vehicle accident

July 12, 2013 Updated Jul 12, 2013 at 6:04 PM CDT

TAZEWELL COUNTY, Ill. – A Manito woman is dead following a single vehicle crash just outside Pekin.

The Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene of the accident, 4 miles south of Pekin on 5th Street, around 6:30 a.m. Friday.

The victim is identified as Ashley N. Hammock, 22, of Manito.

The Tazewell County Coroner’s office says Hammock’s two children, ages 6 months and 2 years, were in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

Both children were transported to the Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. The infant is listed serious condition and the 2 year old is listed in good condition.

The Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident.

This story will be updated.

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